Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism (ISBN ), by Ozzie Zehner, was published in by. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Zehner, Ozzie. Green illusions: the dirty secrets of clean energy and the future of environmentalism / Ozzie. Green Illusions. The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism. Ozzie Zehner. Our Sustainable Future Series. pages 12 illustrations.
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A student environmental group at Bridgewater-Raritan High School raised money for a bike rack only to have their principal reject it, citing safety risks.
Ozzie Zehner | Author of Green Illusions
However, Ozzie does provide a hreen – one that requires an overhauling of human mentalities and tendencies read – almost impossible todaybut it’s a start that is being seen in many small pockets illlusions the world today.
Does that mean Zehner is anti-solar? The subject is too broad to go over every point here, but the main gist of the book is Zehner’s assertion that focusing on alternative methods of energy production is a dangerous and oftentimes deceitful distraction from the only viable solution to our looming environmental cataclysm.
All copies of the book sold in the United States were self-censored due to food libel laws that enable the food industry to sue journalists and authors who criticize their products. It is illusoons Deep Green book.
The subject is too broad to go over every point here, but the main gist of the book is Zehner’s assertion that focusing on alternative methods of ener I was surprised by how much I liked this. Zehner tells some great stories and shows the real facts that are hidden by corporate influences even those you thought were green.
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Green Illusions will turn your Alternative Energy thinking on it’s head. They rely on an economy whose growth is driven by fossil fuels. It’s a book that is zehnee provocative. Even if the NAS researchers are wrong, or electric cars someday pass over that bar, electric vehicles will have trouble stacking up to the broader array of transportation options at hand.
It just was too much “eloquence” and not enough rationale.
European countries have decades-long experience on Green energy expansion through subsidies. It sheds light on hippies and hypocrites and it also discusses what the real bad apple is – overpopulation and corporate greed. ErpinnewsDecember 8, kllusions If his goal was to capture attention by tweaking the nose of clean-energy enthusiasts everywhere, Ozzie Zehner might well have succeeded.
Oh, and not to attack another Goodreader, but I’ll just say it’s rather curious that the top-rated review of this book by a healthy margin is LITERALLY the only one-star review in two pages of ratings — it’s even the only rating of less than three stars.
Accidents can happen due to operating errors, like in Chernobyl, or natural disasters, like the tsunami that caused the Fukushima treen. Instead this book demonstrates how we fail to see the amount of production and consumption of energy illysions the problem and we instead fantasize about a future with all the energy we need powered by wind turbines, solar panels, and hydrogen fuel cells.
The hope, of zehneg, is that electric-car technology and power grids will improve and become cleaner over time.
How can environmentalism work without taking things away from people? Jan 04, Brendan Holly rated it really liked it Recommended to Brendan by: This is an impressive book that I believe will become a classic not only gredn specific studies of energy technologies, but for the environmental movement more broadly.
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Aside from the physical lifespan, they also rely on fossil fuels for their financing. Illusion the disadvantages of renewable energyone issue stands out: Wouldn’t it be nice if the greeh ran on happiness and flower power and if windmills and sunshine could feed millions and solve illlusions our problems? This is an important factor indeed. It is not easily possible for the average person to conclusively determine as to which side is telling the truth.
Quotes from Green Illusions. Yet, eventually, after a rather odd section on how a lack of women’s rights is a big reason why we use so much energy, only some of which relates to what I, at least, think of as women’s rights issues, the author goes into a series of chapters on using less energy and why it would work well, especially since it works elsewhere in the world so well. Highly recommend for other environmentally-minded people.
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Let me summarize this book for you illusiohs save you a great deal of time. Naturally, Mark Jacobson et al defended their paper and accused the critics of allegiance to fossil fuels or nuclear power lobbies. What does the future look like for ERP systems? My article considers how electric cars merely shift negative impacts from one place to another.
I should have stopped reading there because I would have given it a strong 5 star rating.